Obituaries

Tue
06
Jan

Levia Lilly Atkins

Levia Lilly Atkins, 99,  of Jonesville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at her home in Jonesville. She was born February 9, 1915 in Lavaca (Archie) to the union of her parents, Truman and Otis Wilkinson
Breithaupt. Mrs. Atkins worked as a homemaker and an entrepreneur of many different businesses including Catahoula Courts, Central Building Supply, Atkins Novelty Company, A&T Drug Store, owner of APA Farms, and presently leases a building to the U.S. Postal Service. In her spare time, she could be found  playing duplicate bridge at Panola Woods Country Club or with her bridge partners in the Miss-Lou. Levia was a Life Master Bridge player. Services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Jonesville First Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary Norris and Jim Elder officiating. Graveside service will be a private family service under direction of Young’s Funeral
Tue
06
Jan

Georgia White Hodges

Georgia White Hodges, 72, of West Monroe, and formerly of Enterprise, passed to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. She was born February 27, 1942 in Holum to the union of her parents, Linus Bruce White and Florence Spruell White. Mrs. Hodges was a homemaker who took care of others, especially her friends at Lake Passman. The joy of her life was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family loved
her and they realize the gift she was as a mother, and grandmother, and she will be deeply missed but never forgotten. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, from the sanctuary of New Ouachita Baptist Church in 
Tue
06
Jan

Neeta Faye Rasberry

Neeta Faye Rasberry, 83, of Urania, passed from this life on Sunday, January 4, 2015, at her residence. She was born April 9, 1931 in Standard to the union of her parents, Douglas Ray and Ola Mae Griffin Evans. Mrs. Rasberry was a member of Tullos United Pentecostal Church and a former Sunday school teacher. She loved her family, and was the most loving and caring mother ever. Services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Tullos United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Henry Rachal, III, E. L. Johnson, and Ken Bass officiating. Interment will follow in the Urania Cemetery in Urania under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena.
Tue
06
Jan

Roy Lynn Tarver, Sr.

Tue
30
Dec

Steven “Steve” Edward Boyd

Steven “Steve” Edward Boyd, 52, of Jena, passed from this life on Thursday, December 25, 2014, following an extended illness. He was born on Friday, August 24, 1962 in Jena to the union of his parents, Edward Boyd and Velma “Tiny” Bradford Boyd. Steve was a graduate of Jena High School in the Class of 1980. Services were held at 2  p.m., Sunday, Dec. 28, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Craig James and Jack Powell officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Cemetery, east of Jena, under direction of  Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his father, and a grandson, Tristin Boyd.
Tue
30
Dec

Theodore “Teddy” Ray Hartley

Theodore “Teddy” Ray Hartley, 37, of Kelly, passed from this life on Saturday, December  20, 2014. He was born Wednesday, February 2, 1977, in Bastrop, to his parents, William Ray Ridge and Felicia Ann Evans. Services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena with Rev. David Hutchinson officiating.  Interment followed in the Jena Cemetery under direction of Kinner and Stevens,
Inc. of Jena. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, J. W. and  Bernice W. Hartley, and Leon and Mildred Ridge; brotherin- law, Donny E. Whiddon; and an aunt, Janelle Hartley. Survivors include his wife,
Angela L. Whiddon Hartley; parents; two sons, Logan D. Gough and Theodore R. Hartley, Jr., both of Olla; four daughters, Kylee J. Patton, Hannah L. Gough, Kelcee R. Hartley, and Katelyn N. Hartley, all of Olla; a brother,
Tue
30
Dec

Colonel Charles Everette Hogan Sr

Colonel Charles Everette Hogan Sr., 75, USAF Retired, succumbed to his lengthy battle with cancer early on Sunday, December 28, 2014, in Aiken, SC, after spending   wonderful December with his family. He grew up
in Jena and graduated from Jena High School. Charles was born September 29, 1939 in Arkansas and spent most of his early years near Jena, graduating  from Jena High School in 1957. He attended Louisiana
Tue
30
Dec

Laverne Bignar Cannon

Laverne Bignar Cannon, 83, of Jena, was received into Heaven on Saturday, December 20, 2014. She was born Saturday, January 31, 1931, in Jena to the union of William Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Hudnall Bignar.
Mrs. Cannon was a lifelong member of Crossroads Baptist Church and she was the matriarch of five generations.  Services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Crossroads Baptist Church with the Revs. Mickey Hudnall,
Tue
30
Dec

Devoyd Lee McDougald

Tue
30
Dec

James E. Lutrick

James E. Lutrick, 86, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, December 26, 2014,at the Woods Haven Senior Citizens Home in Pollock. Sgt. James Lutrick, proudly served his country for 21 years in the United States Air Force.
Lutrick entered the Air Force in the late 1940’s and after one tour of duty, was discharged. A few years later he rejoined the Air Force and finished out his 21 years,which carried him through the Vietnam era. While serving in the Vietnam War, Lutrick was stationed with the 4252 Strategic Wing Command inVietnam, where he helpedprovide air-to-air refueling to bomber and lighter aircrafts. In the refueling operation, the command used the KC135 Stratotanker. Sgt. Lutrick flew 130 missions and transferred about ten million pounds of fuel during these missions. The crew usually refueled at altitudes from two to six miles up at speeds anywhere from four to five hundred 

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